Peaches and Nectarines

images (1) If there is a fruit that does’t need to be thought twice it is peach that you should eat .  Ready to  be eaten or not does’t matter. The symbol of longevity peach, originates from China where the country  cultivated  it for more than 5000 years.
Peach is rich in antioxidants that protect body cells from damage and thus reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancers and chronic diseases.
Peaches contain phenol, a substance which is its main antioxidant and acting more powerful than vitamin C. But as peach skin contains up to two and a half times more phenol than inside the fruit itself, do not peel it. If you do not like the bark of peach usual, get nectarines that are hairless. It is essentially exactly the same tree.

Nectarine Fruit

The main carotids , which are found in peaches and nectarines are cryptoxanthin beta-carotene and beta, which in turn body into vitamin A.
The orange peaches have more beta-carotene in them. Cryptoxanthin is a natural carotenoid pigment. It has been isolated from a variety of sources including the petals and flowers of plants in the genus Physalis, orange rind, papaya, nectarines,peaches etc.

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